Weekly News


17
Jan 2018

  St. Thomas Announcements… Jan. 17th – 24th   This Week’s Highlights …. Worship Opportunities:  On Sunday, January 21 at the 10:00 a.m. worship service Pastor Jeremiah’s sermon from the Rise Up! series is entitled, “Move”. The scripture reading for this is from Jonah 3:1-3a, 10 and Mark 1:14-20 Pecan, Pecans….get your fresh pecans here!  Yes, UMW still has pecans to sell!  You will want to stash some in the freezer for future use, so see Sallynow. Closing Date for St. Thomas:  The Leadership Team met on Saturday with our D.S. and......

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09
Jan 2018

 St. Thomas Announcements… Jan. 9th – 17th   This Week’s Highlights …. Worship Service:  On Sunday, January 14 at the 10:00 a.m. Worship & Communion service Pastor Jeremiah’s sermon is entitled, “Listen”. The scripture reading for this is from I Samuel 3:1-20.  This service will also include our monthly communion service. Leadership Team:  Will be meeting on Saturday, January 13.  Team members, please plan to attend this important meeting for future and transitional planning, a portion of which will be meeting with District Superintendent Wisdom and 1st UMC Pastor, Rev. Diss. Memorial......

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03
Jan 2018

St. Thomas Announcements… Jan. 3rd – 10th   This Week’s Highlights …. Worship Opportunities:  On Sunday, January 7 at the 10:00 a.m. worship service Pastor Jeremiah’s sermon is entitled, “God is Speaking”. The scripture readings for this are from Isaiah 60:1, 2, 4; Mark 1:4-5, 9-11.  This service will also include a Reaffirmation of the Baptismal Covenant. United Methodist Women:  With the holidays now gone, UMW returns to their regular schedule of meetings, the next to be held at Sally’s home, Monday, January 8 at 1:30 p.m.  The topic this month is......

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19
Dec 2017

St. Thomas Announcements…Dec. 20th – Jan. 3rd This Week’s Highlights ….   Worship Opportunities: On Sunday, December 24, at the 10:00 a.m. service Pastor Jeremiah’s sermon is entitled, “The Light of the World”. The scripture readings for this are lessons related to the season from Isaiah 9:2-7; Psalm 96, Luke 2:1-20 and John 1:1-14. That evening, at 6:00 p.m., we will hold our annual Candlelight Service including lots of carol singing intertwined among scripture lessons. You’ll even get a chance to select your favorite hymn to add to that service. And on......

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14
Dec 2017

 St. Thomas Announcements…Dec. 13th –20th   This Week’s Highlights …. December 15 & 16, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.:  Pharmer Phil and his trusty helper, Sally, will be hosting an Estate Sale at the previous Zwierlein home, 3 S 224 Shagbark, Glen Ellyn.  Stop in to see what treasures you can buy that will help Bud and Margot to continue to move forward in their new residence at Brookdale. December 17, Third Sunday of Advent:  On Sunday, December 17, Pastor Jeremiah continues his sermon series based on the book being read by......

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29
Nov 2017

 St. Thomas Announcements… Nov. 29th – Dec. 6th   This Week’s Highlights …. December 3, First Sunday of Advent:  On Sunday, December 3, Pastor Jeremiah begins his sermon series based on the book being read by the two Bible Study classes, Down to Earth by Mike Slaughter.  The scripture reading for this week is Philippians 2:1-4, for the sermon entitled, “Down to Earth Love”. What is Christmas without Christmas Music?  And what is Christmas Music without the VVCs annual concert, supporting the UMW mission projects.  This year’s concert is Monday, Dec. 4,......

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21
Nov 2017

 St. Thomas Announcements… Nov.21st  – 29th  This Week’s Highlights ….   Nov. 26:  Hanging of the Greens worship service:  On Sunday, November 26, Pastor Jeremiah has planned a special “Hanging of the Greens worship service” during which we will decorate the sanctuary for Advent, celebrating the meaning of each decoration as it is put in place.  As part of that service we are asking each family (or individuals in the family if you would prefer) to “loan” the church an ornament that has a special meaning to you.  As you hang it......

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27
Sep 2017

 St. Thomas Announcements… Sept. 27th – Oct. 4th    This Week’s Highlights …. Pastor Jeremiah will be out of town Wednesday, September 27 – Friday, the 29th.  If you have pastoral needs during that time please contact the church office. Friday Dining Out Group will be meeting Friday, September 29th at 6pm at Famous Dave’s (704 Janes Avenue in Bolingbrook – by Meijer and IHOP and across Janes from Bolingbrook Promenade).  They don’t take reservations, so we will need to know a count before we get there.  Let the church office know......

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19
Jul 2017

 St. Thomas Announcements… July 19th – 26th     This Week’s Highlights …. Sunday Worship Service:  All St. Thomas friends and families are invited to join us for worship with Pastor Jeremiah, at 10 a.m. on Sunday.   The message this week is entitled, “Gate of Heaven”, using scripture reading Genesis 28:  10-19a. Shekels for Shingles:  We continue to seek project specific donations to fund the replacement of the parsonage roof.  To date we have received just over two-thirds of the $15,000 needed for this repair project. Be sure to memo your check for......

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12
Jul 2017

 St. Thomas Announcements… July 12th – 19th      This Week’s Highlights …. Sunday Worship Service:  All St. Thomas friends and families are invited to join us for worship, at 10 a.m. on Sunday.  Pastor Jeremiah’s message this week is entitled, “The Power to Change the World” using Romans 8:1-11; Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 as the scripture references. Shekels for Shingles:  We continue to seek project specific donations to fund the replacement of the parsonage roof.  To date we have received just over one-third of the $15,000 needed for this repair project. Be......

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